The Quebec program with open again August 31, 2015 with a cap of 1750 applications. The submission deadline is January 2016. In order to be in time, completed files must be ready by November 30, 2015.
This category is ideal for experienced business persons and serious professionals with a track record in management.
There is no deadline or quota for French speakers.
To be eligible, you must have a legally acquired net worth of $1.6 million Canadian dollars (cash, real estate, business assets, inheritance, other) to qualify. You must also be willing to invest $800 000 (and receive this back in 5 years with no interest) or make a single payment (not refundable) of $220 000 to an authorized Canadian bank handling investor loans. You must demonstrate business and/or management experience of a qualifying business.